The Women Who Followed Christ

For the past two weeks, we have heard readings, unique to John’s Gospel, that focus on unnamed people whose initial encounters with Jesus lead them to believe in him. This Sunday, however, John records the faithfulness of Jesus’ friends, Martha and Mary, whose brother Lazarus has recently died. Interpreters often focus on the raising of […]

Pope on Women’s Day

Pope Francis on Friday marked International Women’s Day, stressing the “irreplaceable contribution of women in building a world that can be a home for all,” through their efforts toward peace and love.  “Women make the world beautiful, they protect it and keep it alive.”  “They bring the grace of renewal, the embrace of inclusion, and […]

A Prayer Book For Catholic Women

    Meet Jesus in prayer. Prayer lifts us up and transforms our lives and the lives of those we love. This beautiful prayer book is the perfect guide for women of all ages who want to deepen their personal relationship with the Lord. Through traditional and contemporary prayers, women will engage in conversation with […]

Feminine aspects of God explored

  By Ruby Thomas, Record Staff Writer A diverse crowd — including Mercy Academy seniors — who packed a theater inside the Kentucky Center for the Arts April 25  heard from Dr. Christopher Pramuk that reclaiming the “feminine divine” would celebrate the fullness of God in all things. Pramuk, a  professor of theology and spirituality at […]

Representing the Feminine Voice (with Sarah Hart and Kate Williams, featuring Dolly Sokol)

Click here to list to this podcast from the National Association of Pastoral Musicians. One of the major pastoral opportunities facing those of us in ministry is in the area of representation. With increasingly diverse membership, even in rural and outlying communities, there isn’t a parish in existence that shouldn’t be evaluating their practice carefully. […]